Lufthansa cancels 1,700 more flights due to strike

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Lufthansa is cancelling about 1,700 flights on Tuesday and Wednesday due to a strike by pilots, it said on Twitter on Monday.

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Pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced further strikes at Lufthansa for Tuesday and Wednesday, after fresh talks at the end of a four-day walkout failed to settle their long-running pay dispute.

Lufthansa said it would operate 2,184 of a planned 3,000 flights on Tuesday and 2,110 of 3,000 flights on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Maria Sheahan; Editing by Arno Schuetze)